DIRECTIONS TO UNION TEMPLE, 17 EASTERN PARKWAY, BROOKLYN, NY 11238, 718-638-7600
(Located at the corner of Plaza St., directly across from Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library and diagonally across from the Soldiers and Sailors Arch at Grand Army Plaza.)
Parking: To Brooklyn Botanic Gardens parking lot from Union Temple front entrance.
Right turn at corner after front entrance onto Plaza St. Go to corner. Right onto St. John's Place. Go two blocks to Washington Ave. Turn right. Go past Eastern Parkway (Brooklyn Museum is on your right across Eastern Parkway). Continue on Washington Ave. Brooklyn Museum/Brooklyn Botanic Garden parking lot is on your right behind the Brooklyn Museum, adjacent to Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
IRT #4 or #5 Train. To Nevins St. Station in Brooklyn. Cross platform to IRT #2 or #3. Continue as below.
IRT #2 or #3 Train. To Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum Station in Brooklyn. After exiting turnstile, exit station using stairway on your left as you face the token booth. Cross from the median to the Eastern Parkway sidewalk closest to you, do not cross the main roadway. Turn left and walk to number 17, Union Temple.
IND Q Train. To Seventh Ave. Station in Brooklyn. After exiting turnstile, exit station using stairway on your right as you face the token booth. At the top of the stairs, continue along Park Pl. in same direction to Vanderbilt Ave. Cross roadway and turn right. Go two blocks to Plaza St. and turn left. Go to Eastern Parkway. At Eastern Parkway, turn left. Union Temple is at Number 17.
MetroNorth: Go to Grand Central Terminal and use IRT #4 or #5 subway directions above.
LIRR: Go to Pennsylvania Station (Manhattan) or Atlantic Terminal (Flatbush Ave.) and use IRT #2 or #3 subway directions above.
AMTRAK or NJ Transit: Go to Pennsylvania Station (Manhattan), and use IRT #2 or #3subway directions above.
From Manhattan: Take Manhattan Bridge (Bowery and Canal) straight onto Flatbush Ave., or,
Take Brooklyn Bridge (Chambers and Center Streets) to Flatbush Ave. as follows:
Bear left on bridge. After passing cars that are using the right lane exit from the bridge, bear right. After next traffic light, bear left. Go to third following traffic light and make left onto Livingston St. (first left after Fulton St.) Go to end of Livingston St. and make right onto Flatbush Ave.
Proceed south on Flatbush Ave. Go to left lane after passing 6th Ave.
Turn left at Park Place, just after right-only intersection with 7th Ave. (movie theatre is on your right just AFTER where you should turn). Continue straight on Park Place, cross Carlton Ave. and go two blocks to Underhill Ave.
Turn right onto Underhill Ave. Go to Eastern Parkway service road, and turn right onto Eastern Parkway service road. Go straight. Union Temple front entrance is at Number 17, almost at end of block.
From Westchester and points north - Triboro bridge from the Bronx; exit onto Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) (I-278) West (to Brooklyn).
n Exit BQE at Exit 29 B (Tillary St.). Move to left. Make left from Tillary St. onto Flatbush Ave.
Proceed south on Flatbush Ave. Continue as described in directions From Manhattan above.
From Long Island south shore:
Belt Parkway to Exit 17 W (North Conduit Ave.). Do NOT exit North Conduit Ave. at left to Linden Boulevard. Take North Conduit Ave. to end and merge onto Atlantic Ave. after viaduct. Continue on Atlantic Ave. Move to left lane after Pennsylvania Ave. Continue straight. Go over viaduct, and straight at traffic light at end of viaduct. Turn left at next traffic light, onto Rockaway Ave. Go three blocks, and turn right at Eastern Parkway (large church with red door is at corner of Rockaway Ave. and Eastern Parkway.
Continue at ▲ below in From Long Island – Northshore.
From Long Island - Northshore: Grand Central Parkway to Exit 13 (left exit) for Jackie Robinson Parkway (formerly Interboro Parkway). Exit at Exit 1. Bear right after exit. Make right at traffic light onto Bushwick Ave. Bear left. At the second following traffic light (the traffic light after the one at the entrance to the Cemetery of the Evergreens on your right) make left onto Eastern Parkway.
▲ Continue on Eastern Parkway. Take Eastern Parkway almost to end as follows:
At Franklin Ave., move to right lane of main highway. Go two blocks to Washington Ave. Immediately after light, take diagonal entrance to service lane on the right. After entering service lane, proceed to stop sign at Underhill Ave.
Continue on Eastern Parkway service road. Union Temple front entrance is Number 17, almost at end of block.
Alternative From Long Island - Northshore: Long Island Expressway (LIE)(I-495) to Exit 17 W, Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) (I-278) West and continue at n in From Westchester and points north above.
From Staten Island and New Jersey points south - Take Outerbridge Crossing or Goethels Bridge.
Bridge to Staten Island Expressway to Verrazano Bridge. Continue straight off bridge (i.e., don't exit to the Belt Parkway) onto Gowanus Expressway (I-278 toward Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) (I-278) West, Manhattan, Queens, and Bronx).
Exit at Prospect Expressway. Exit at first exit, 10th Ave./11th Ave. After exit, make first left onto 11th Ave. Bear left. Go two blocks after crossing over highway to Prospect Ave.
Turn left onto Prospect Ave. Go to 8th Ave. and turn right onto 8th Ave.
Continue on 8th Ave. until numbered streets become named streets. Turn left onto Union St. (Carroll St. is previous street). Go one block to 7th Ave., and turn right onto 7th Ave.
Go 5 blocks on 7th Ave. and turn right onto Park Place, cross Flatbush Ave. and Carlton Ave., and then go two blocks to Underhill Ave.
Turn right onto Underhill Ave. Go on Underhill Ave. to Eastern Parkway service road and turn right onto Eastern Parkway service road.
Go straight. Union Temple front entrance is at Number 17, almost at end of block.